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Gary Pinkel
The SEC Championship features plenty of intrigue this year, as Missouri and Auburn are set to meet for one of the more surprising matchups in this game in recent memory.Auburn pulled off a huge upset over Alabama last Saturday, and with an Ohio...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Jameis Winston
Each week of the college football season, Athlon Sports will poll some of the nation's best college football people from every region of the country. Each voter offers up a top five and each first-place vote is worth five points. A second-place...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Duke Blue Devils
The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama. Here's what might happen on Championship Saturday.Note: The point of this column is to have some fun and make some...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Championship week — finally, unfortunately — is here.By now you’ve replayed the final play in the Iron Bowl over and over again. Hosts Braden Gall and David Fox quickly reflect on where it ranks among top plays or does it stand...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Nik Stauskas
Before the season started, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski talked of the newly expanded ACC as perhaps the best conference in the history of the game.To accomplish that, the ACC may have to overcome the Big Ten. The Big Ten was the nation’s top...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Steve Sarkisian
After a five-year run as Washington’s head coach, Steve Sarkisian is headed home, as the 39-year-old coach is Pat Haden’s pick to lead USC back to national prominence.Sarkisian was a logical choice to be USC’s next coach. The...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Case McCoy
Someone in the Big 12 scheduling office must have had an idea how the season would turn out.The season is over for all but four Big 12 teams, but this week’s two games will feature three teams who still have a shot at the Fiesta Bowl. The...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Penn State Nittany Lions
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we scoured the Big Ten to put...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Carolina Panthers
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means total...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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James Franklin
Just one week remains for college football’s regular season, and the bowl picture is starting to come into focus.Week 14 brought significant changes to the BCS, as Ohio State has now replaced Alabama as our projected opponent for Florida...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Jameis Winston
True college football fans like to examine and dissect statistics, whether it's a quarterback's completion percentage or a team's winning record on the road. We, however, love stats. With that in mind, we examined the ACC Championship...
Corby Yarbrough
11 months ago
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Between the empty arenas for made-for-TV tournaments and the diversions of football and food, fans can be forgiven for paying little attention to the basketball attention of the weekend.The selection committee will be paying attention, though....
David Fox
11 months ago
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Jim Grobe
Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe has decided to resign, ending a successful 13-year tenure in Winston-Salem.Grobe’s final record with the Demon Deacons is 77-82. During his 13 years in Winston-Salem, Grobe led Wake Forest to one conference...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Steve Sarkisian
(UPDATE 12/6: Washington Makes a Home Run Hire with Boise State's Chris Petersen)With Steve Sarkisian leaving for USC, Washington’s search for a new head coach is already underway. The Huskies went 34-29 under Sarkisian’s watch...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Steve Sarkisian
USC’s coaching search is over. According to Realdawg.com, Washington coach Steve Sarkisian is leaving Seattle for Los Angeles.Sarkisian went 34-29 in five seasons with the Huskies, including an 8-4 mark in 2013.Sarkisian worked at USC under...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Tim Beckman
Illinois coach Tim Beckman is just 6-18 in his first two seasons, but athletic director Mike Thomas has indicated he will return for 2014.Beckman’s debut in 2012 was a disaster, which resulted in a 2-10 record and a winless mark in Big Ten...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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By winning a sixth Sprint Cup Series championship, Jimmie Johnson has crept into the “greatest NASCAR driver” conversation with Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt. It’s hard to argue with Johnson’s stats: six titles in eight...
Vito Pugliese
11 months ago
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USC Trojans
(STORY UPDATE: USC Picks Steve Sarkisian as its Next Head Coach) USC finished its regular season with a 35-14 defeat to UCLA, which moved the Trojans’ record to 9-4 overall. USC isn’t sure which bowl game it will play in, but...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Bo Pelini
Nebraska’s regular season ended in disappointing fashion, as the Cornhuskers were dominated in a 38-17 loss to Iowa.The loss certainly isn’t sitting well in Lincoln, and coach Bo Pelini only added to the drama by commenting “if...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Sean Payton
The battle for the NFC is on as Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints travel to Seattle to face Russell Wilson and the Seahawks in front of the 12th Man on ESPN's "Monday Night Football" at 8:30 p.m. ET. Both teams have had plenty of...
Stephen Schindler
11 months ago
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Missouri Tigers
Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
11 months ago
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Will Muschamp
After an underachieving 4-8 record in 2013, Florida coach Will Muschamp isn’t waiting long to make changes to his coaching staff.On Sunday, Muschamp fired offensive coordinator Brent Pease and line coach Tim Davis.The firings were expected,...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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After a second consecutive losing season, Wyoming fired coach Dave Christensen on Sunday.Christensen recorded a 27-35 mark during his five seasons at Wyoming, including an 8-5 record in 2011.Christensen guided Wyoming to two bowl games, but the...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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The revelry on the field at Jordan-Hare Stadium hadn’t even ended before various scenarios putting the SEC into the national championship game started popping up.What would Auburn have to do to leapfrog an undefeated Ohio State? Is Missouri...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Nick Marshall
Before Chris Davis could turn in the play of the year for Auburn as time expired against Alabama, Nick Marshall had his own miraculous scoring play.Auburn appeared to be on the way to a major blunder as the Tigers called six consecutive run plays...
David Fox
11 months ago

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